Professor of Moving Image and Photography
Award winning artist, film maker and photographer Ravi Deepres has established an international reputation for his still and moving image work.
Winner of The Great North Run Moving Image commission in 2006 made in collaboration with Bafta winning film maker Michael Baig Clifford.
His work deals with environments and conditions which impact profoundly on human and natural psyche. Exploring thematics such as historical, subconscious and psychological influences and states through choreographic and kinetically employed aesthetics.
Much of his gallery and installation artwork is motivated by themes of individual and group identity, architecture, and human movement through a conceptual documentary approach. His film Installations for stage and screen focus on the symbiotic relationships of audience, choreography, sound, performance, design and filmic kinaesthetic connectivity.
His film and photographic collaborations with globally renowned choreographers and institutions such as Saburo Teshigawara, Wayne McGregor and Michael Clark, have been seen at the Palais Garnier, Edinburgh Festival and in theatres and festivals around the world including Japan, Europe and the U.S. Recent large scale choreographic film/photographic pieces have been commissioned by Sadler's Wells - London, The South Bank – London, The Royal Opera House, Paris Opera House, Tokyo New National Theatre, Star Space – Shanghai and Stuttgart Opera House.
His photographic and film work has been commissioned and exhibited in group and solo shows across the UK, and internationally including Hatton Gallery, Magnum Photos, Impressions Gallery, Ikon Touring, Cornerhouse, The Lowry, Recontres Arles, Royal Opera House Deloitte Ignite 08 and Guanzhou Photography Festival.
Further film commissions/ installations have been created for Channel 4, BBC1, Mute Records, and Capture4 season, ICA, Chicks On Speed.